2018 Municipal By-Election
The Town of Kindersley follows the Saskatchewan Local Government Election Act 2015 . Mayor and Councillors are elected to complete 4-year terms.
The successful candidate of the 2018 By-Election will complete the vacant Councillor term that concludes in October 2020.
Election Day – April 11, 2018
Advance Poll – April 5, 2018 from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Call for Nominations – February 21, 2018
Nomination Day – March 7, 2018 (Last day to submit Nomination Form)
Who Can Run?
Candidates in the municipal election must meet the following criteria:
• Be at least 18 years of age on Election Day;
• Be a Canadian citizen;
• Have resided in the municipality for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the date nomination paper is submitted; and
• Have resided in Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months immediately preceding the date nomination paper is submitted.
Nomination papers for the Town of Kindersley must be signed by at least five voters of the municipality.
Who Can Vote?
Eligible voters must be:
• At least 18 years of age on Election Day;
• A Canadian citizen;
• A resident of Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day; and either
• a) a resident of the Town of Kindersley for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day; or
• b) an owner of assessable land for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day.
How to Vote?
* Eligible voters can vote at either the Advance Poll date on April 5, 2018 at the Town Office (polling place) from 4:30-8:00pm , or on Election Day, April 11, 2018 (from 9:00am – 8:00pm at Location to be confirmed (polling place) .
* All eligible voters having presented proper identification, must complete complete a voter’s registration form obtained from the election official at the polling place, and which recorded by the election official in the poll book.
* The names of the candidates for Mayor and Council are listed on the ballots in alphabetical order by last name.
* Voters may vote for only one candidate for Mayor, and not more than six Councillors. Voters indicate their vote by making a distinct “X” in the space beside the candidate’s name. The ballot is secret.
* Instructions on how to vote are posted at all polling stations.
Legislation requires that all voters must present valid identification prior to receiving their ballot. Photo identification is the easiest, and is ID that is government-issued, valid and has your photo, name and address. If your identification does not meet these criteria it will not be recognized as an acceptable form of photo identification. Two pieces of non-photo identification is also permitted if you don’t have photo identification and are unable to obtain photo-ID before Election Day, but both must contain your name and at least one contains your address.To learn more about acceptable forms of identification click here
Any questions about the municipal election can be answered by coming to the Town Office, or by calling 306-463-2675. An elections official will be happy to help.